All vertebrates (including mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish) possess the five basic senses – sight, sound, taste, smell and touch – that provide ways to gather information and interact with their surrounding environment. Interestingly, characteristics of each of these senses
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Find everything you wanted to know (or perhaps didn't want to know) about your pet's poop. Learn the science, the history and some helpful tips related to the bathroom habits of your beloved dogs and cats.
Step-by-step instructions for an elegant solution to conceal both the sight and smell of your cat’s bathroom. Supplies: Computer Desk Plast-O-Mat Ribbed Shelf Liner Black sharpie Four mortise door hinges (3” – 4” in size) Small Bag of Poly-fil (polyester
Every animal poops. Okay, that might be a given, but have you ever stopped to think just how much fecal waste is dispensed onto our planet every single day? Generally, the larger the animal, the more poo will come out
Kids have an innate love for animals as well as a fascination with anything that oozes, slimes, and goos. So why not combine the two to make a fun and interactive experience? These five dog poop themed children’s toys not
For most dog owners wanting to tackle their poo-filled lawn, their first purchase might have been a set of an aluminum spade and pan. The spade and pan combo has been a backyard staple for many decades. As the shovel
Dog walking can provide many health benefits – It’s great exercise, burns off pent up energy, and strengthens the bond between you and your pup. But those benefits seem to quickly be forgotten when your dog stops to pop a
We’ve all seen cats climb up trees, scratch on posts, and claw up our furniture, but why don’t dogs exhibit such behaviors? When you think about it, dogs don’t seem to use their claws that much at all. What is
Determining the Dog’s Earliest Ancestors Ever wonder how the pet dog became the first domesticated animal? Although it may be hard to believe, what we would consider the true early ancestors of man’s best friend goes all the way back
Thousands of deodorizers and air fresheners are advertised on the market every year, unfortunately most of these products don’t clean the source of the odor, but rather mask its scent. That nice fruity or floral scent you just sprayed is
Let’s take a look at some of the dung you may be finding in your yard and see what types of wildlife are living near you. Rabbit Most likely those little balls of poop you are finding on the ground